Three arrests have been made in relation to a ten month drug and illegal weapons investigation in Oneida County.
Oneida County drug enforcement task force along with multiple other law enforcement agencies including the Oneida County District Attorney's office worked together in the execution of search warrants in Rome.
Officers searched the home of 45 year old Phillip F. Williams and 25 year old Britney Rawlings. Taken from the home located at 153 Pine Haven Circle Trailer Park in Blossvale was approximately one ounce of cocaine and two loaded handguns, one of which was stolen. Both Williams and Rawlings were taken to the State Police barracks in Marcy. Williams has been charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon both charges are class "D" felonies. Williams was also charged with one count of criminal possession of stolen property. Rawlings has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon which is a class "A" misdemeanor, and criminal possession of stolen property.
In addition to police searching the home of Rawlings and Williams officers also executed a search warrant for 330 Park Drive Manor in Rome, the home of 29 year old Brandy l. Jaynes. Once inside police found one ounce of crack cocaine, one half ounce of powdered cocaine along with and $2,000 in cash. Jaynes was also taken to the State Police barracks in Marcy for processing. Jaynes has been charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Police also searched the home of Deborah J. Buttacavoli, police found seven ounces of cocaine in her at her residence . Buttacavoli was not arrested at the time of the search.